District Court West

  1. Civil Cases

    District Court has jurisdiction to hear civil cases if the amount in controversy does not exceed $75,000.

  2. Court Payments

    All legal financial obligations are payable in full upon resolution of the case, unless otherwise ordered by the court.

  3. Criminal Cases

    District Courts have jurisdiction to hear violations of all misdemeanors or gross misdemeanors and violations of city ordinances.

  4. Infractions

    Minor traffic or motor vehicle offenses are decriminalized into a system of civil infractions.

  5. Name Change

    Any person desiring to change his or her name may file the action in the District Court of his or her residence.

  6. Protection Order

    Learn about the two different types of protection orders available from the District Court.

  7. Small Claims

    Small Claims limits the jurisdictional amount to cases less than $5,000.

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